Callas, Maria. (1923–1977)
Original Christian Steiner Photograph
Striking portrait photograph of the great diva shown in profile, smiling broadly, stamped by the photographer "Christian Steiner / Angel Records" to verso, also with stamp to verso for S. Hurok Presents An Evening with Maria Callas and Giuseppe di Stefano. Very fine. 7.75 x 9.75 inches (19.7 x 24.8 cm.).
From the collection of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.